WooCommerce Advanced Settings
  • 13 Jul 2021
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WooCommerce Advanced Settings

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We do not recommend changing advanced settings unless you are an experienced Panoply user.

For users who have some experience working with their data in Panoply, there are a number of items that can be customized for this data source.

  1. Destination Schema: This is the name of the target schema to save the data. The default schema is Public. This cannot be changed once a source had been collected.
  2. Destination Prefix: This is the prefix that Panoply will use in the name of the tables included in the collection.
    • The default prefix for **WooCommerce **is woocommerce. To change this, entire your desired prefix.
    • The naming convention is woocommerce_<__store_domain><__resource>, where both __store_domain and __resource are dynamic fields. For example, for the resource named customers, and the business name is my_store, the default destination table will be woocommerce_my_store_customers.
  3. Incremental Load:  By default, Panoply collects all of your data from WooCommerce on your first collect. After that, Panoply collects from the date of the last successful collection minus 1 calendar day.

There are some cases (for example updating an amount of a coupon) in which updating a record through the WooCommerce API (using a PUT API call) does not update the date_modified and therefore Panoply will not be able to identify these records as updated records. When this occurs, we highly recommend users either recollect the data (removing the incremental value) or updating the record through the WooCommerce UI.

  1. Exclude: The Exclude option allows you to exclude certain data, such as names, addresses, or other personally identifiable information. Enter the column names of the data to exclude.
  2. Truncate: Truncate deletes all the current data stored in the destination tables, but not the tables themselves. Afterwards Panoply will recollect all the available data for this data source.
  3. Click Save Changes then click Collect.
    • The data source appears grayed out while the collection runs.
    • You may add additional data sources while this collection runs.
    • You can monitor this collection from the Jobs page or the Data Sources page.
    • After a successful collection, navigate to the Tables page to review the data results.

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